Mambaling drug bust: P6.8M shabu seized; 4 men nabbed

By: Morexette Marie B. Erram - Multimedia Reporter - CDN Digital | February 09,2023 - 06:11 PM

Mambaling drug bust: P6.8M of shabu seized from 4 suspected drug peddlers.

Photo courtesy of PDEA-7

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least P6.8 million worth of illegal drugs were confiscated from four suspected drug peddlers during a drug bust here on Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 8, authorities said. 

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) confiscated around one kilogram of illegal drugs, believed to be shabu, in a buy-bust operation along Cashmere Street, Barangay Mambaling at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

They also arrested four men accused of selling the prohibited substance to an undercover agent. PDEA-7 identified them as Vincent Paul Castillo, Jimmy Gecera, Austra Jay Mendoza, and John Paul Jabonero. 

 

Anti-narcotics agents confiscated during the Mambaling drug bust a total of 17 small transparent plastic packs of suspected shabu, weighing a total of one kilogram and with an estimated street value of P6.8 million. 

They also confiscated several drug paraphernalia, including a digital weighing scale. 

The suspects will be facing charges for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

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